Center for Michigan

Future of Education
1:36 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Education Conference Thursday in Kalamazoo

Credit The Center for Michigan

Last month the Center for Michigan released a report on what citizens want from the education system in the state. The Ann Arbor-based think tank’s President John Bebow says a year and a half listening tour was followed up with two scientific surveys. The Center for Michigan is holding a conference on the future of education Thursday in Kalamazoo. 

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10:41 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Center for Michigan survey finds Michigan citizens want better schools, expect higher costs

Survey includes comments from 250 community meetings and two scientific polls.
(Bridge illustration/A.J. Jones) By Ron French/Bridge Magazine Michigan residents want better schools - and they think the state will have to spend more to get them. That's among the findings of the largest effort ever to collect and analyze public opinion on K-12 education in Michigan.